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Solhi Andarab, Mehdi – Online Submission, 2019
The difficulty in learning vocabulary is a problem that lies in not anchoring the new items to relevant established entities in cognitive structure. Different categories of associations have been reported to aid facilitating vocabulary acquisition. Collocating vocabulary items is a type of association that is considered to be more efficient in…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Karaahmetoglu, Kübra; Korkmaz, Özgen – Online Submission, 2019
The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of project-based arduino educational robot applications on students' computational thinking skills and their perception of Stem skill levels. The study group consists of 6th grade students from 2 different secondary schools from Turkey. Within the scope of the research, classes were assigned to…
Descriptors: Robotics, Thinking Skills, Programming, Student Projects
Demirkol, Tuba – Online Submission, 2019
Development of intercultural competence is a term that is mostly researched about learners who have experience in study-abroad contexts. Considering that we are living in a globalized world where trade, mass-media, the Internet, and various exchange programs have allowed people to interact with culturally-others without going abroad, we assume…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, Intercultural Communication, English (Second Language)
Atmaca, Çagla – Online Submission, 2018
This study aims to find out and compare the perspectives of pre-service and in-service English teachers about the role of an English teachers. The study adopted a qualitative research design and a written interview protocol (WIP) was used to gather data. 292 pre-service teachers receiving education in English Language Teaching (ELT) Department at…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Teacher Attitudes, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Ebren Ozan, Cansu; Korkmaz, Özgen – Online Submission, 2018
The purpose of this research is to determine whether there is a meaningful relationship between secondary school students' attitude and perception levels of self-efficacy oriented by research-inquiry and as well whether students' attitude and self-efficacy levels differ according to grade and gender. The working group of the study consist of 234…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Self Efficacy
Can, Cem; Yuvayapan, Fatma – Online Submission, 2018
The authorial stance in academic genres is conveyed with the use of linguistic conventions of disciplines, one of which is metadiscourse. The aim of this study was to compare the use of interactional metadiscourse features (IMDMs) by native academic authors of English (NAAEs) and Turkish-speaking academic authors of English (TAAEs) for the…
Descriptors: Perspective Taking, Discourse Analysis, Doctoral Dissertations, Academic Discourse
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Kapanadze, Dilek Ünveren – Online Submission, 2018
The aim of this study is to identify the effect of using discourse analysis method on the skills of reading comprehension, textual analysis, creating discourse and use of language. In this study, the authentic test model with pre-test and post-test control group was used in order to determine the difference of academic achievement between…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Reading Comprehension, Reading Skills, Language Usage
Baltaci, Hasan Serif; Tanis, Selin – Online Submission, 2018
This study aims to investigate Turkish EFL pre-service and in-service teachers' perceptions of the place of culture in English language teaching in addition to uncovering the difficulties they face while teaching/integrating culture into their practice. A total of 40 participants were administered a comprehensive questionnaire the results of which…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
Atmaca, Çagla – Online Submission, 2018
This study aims to find out and compare the perspectives of both pre-service and in-service English teachers about the generic and field-specific teacher competencies in Turkish EFL context. 213 pre-service and 38 in-service English teachers participated in the study. Qualitative research methods were utilized to gather and analyse the data. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Competencies, Preservice Teachers, English Teachers
Korkmaz, Ozan; Ilhan, Tahsin; Bardakci, Salih – Online Submission, 2018
The overall objective of this study was to investigate self-efficacy, locus of control, and academic procrastination as predictors of academic achievement in students identified as gifted or non-gifted. Another purpose of the study was to analyze whether there was a difference between the self-efficacy, locus of control, and academic…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Locus of Control, Academic Achievement, Gifted
Atmaca, Çagla – Online Submission, 2017
Growing body of studies has stressed the role of research in teacher education since conducting research informs both teachers and students, and contributes to professional skills. Therefore, this study aimed to find out and compare the perspectives of pre-service and in-service English teachers in an EFL context with regard to finding sufficient…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Educational Research, Qualitative Research, Preservice Teachers
Durak, Gürhan; Cankaya, Serkan; Yunkul, Eyup; Ozturk, Gülcan – Online Submission, 2017
Despite the widespread use of Social Learning Networks (SLNs), there is little research on the effectiveness of these sites in related literature. Therefore, there is a need for studies investigating but use of SLNs in educational environments and their effects on learners' academic achievements. In this study, the purpose was to investigate the…
Descriptors: Socialization, Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries
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Eristi, Bahadir; Polat, Mustafa – Online Submission, 2017
This study, which is an experimental research with pre-test and post-test control groups, aims to determine the effectiveness of the Synectics Instructional Model on foreign language vocabulary teaching. The research was conducted with two experimental and two control groups and 82 students taking part in these groups. The experimental application…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Pretests Posttests, Program Effectiveness
Tas, Murat – Online Submission, 2017
The aim of this study is to investigate whether the biomotor capacities of boys doing table tennis trainings are affected. A total of 40 students, as randomly selected 20 test groups and 20 control groups at an age range of 10-12 participated in the research. Statistical analysis of data was performed using Statistic Package for Social Science…
Descriptors: Athletics, Psychomotor Skills, Males, Physical Education
Kartal, Galip; Uner, Seda – Online Submission, 2017
This study investigates the effects of conceptual metaphors on Turkish EFL learners' acquisition of phrasal verbs. The participants were 120 beginner, elementary, and pre-intermediate level students. The research follows a pre and post-test quasi-experimental research design. The students were assigned to proficiency levels according to their…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Phrase Structure, Verbs, Language Tests
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